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TheCopDoc- Cop in the Hood

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A look at urban police crime fighting is subject explored by former police chief Dr. Richard Weinblatt, The Cop Doc, tonight. "Cop in the Hood" is an explosive insider’s story of what it is really like to be a police officer on the front lines of the war on drugs. The Cop Doc radio show interviews the author, Harvard-trained sociologist Peter Moskos. Now a professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, Dr. Moskos became a cop in Baltimore’s roughest neighborhood, the location for the HBO drama The Wire. The police science professor/urban crime fighter provides an unforgettable window into a world outsiders never see. LIVE for the full hour, we'll hear his views on urban policing, the war on drugs, and what officers and society need to know about crime fighting.